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Susan McGuire Obituary
McGuire, Susan Fox Age 54, at rest December 28, 2012, after a 4 year battle with Amyloidosis. Loving wife of Matthew J. McGuire for 22 years; devoted mother of Benjamin, Declan and Fox; cherished daughter of David W. Fox, Sr. and Mary E. "Mike" Fox and dear daughter-in-law of Gerald F. and Margaret M. McGuire; loving sister of David W. (Alexandra) Fox, Jr; Katherine Fox (Ryan) Lanham and Thomas E. (Deborah) Fox; dear sister-in-law of Mary Anne McGuire, Stephen T. (Sarah) McGuire and John P. McGuire; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Susan was born on March 6, 1958 in Evanston, Illinois. She grew up in Clarendon Hills and Hinsdale graduating from Hinsdale Central High School in 1976. She attended Ripon College in Wisconsin and graduated in 1980. She met Matt while both worked in the Government Bond Department at Harris Bank. They married in June of 1990 and moved to Hinsdale in January of 1991. Susan has always felt lucky to be the mother of three wonderful boys and has said many times that she really loved being a part of their teenage years. She was an accomplished photographer and enjoyed taking pictures at all her son's games and events. She also loved to read, travel and cook. Another of her favorite activities was to gather with a group of friends on Monday evenings to watch Dancing With the Stars. Susan was very active in the community and her son's schools. She served on the boards of The Community House in Hinsdale and the Wayne and Helen Fox Community Center in West Chicago. She was very involved with the Union Church Preschool Programs and at Madison School. At Madison School she started, edited and produced the first school newspaper helping boost the skills of many budding journalists, comic strip artists and sports reporters. Susan had a great sense of humor and was fond of saying, "It's all about me!!" but in fact it was really all about the people she loved. Visitation Thursday, January 3rd from 4 to 8 pm at Adolf Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Ltd. 7000 S. Madison St; Willowbrook. The funeral Mass will take place on Friday, January 4th, at St. John of the Cross Catholic Church 5005 S. Wolf Rd, Western Springs, at 9:45am. Private family interment. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial gifts be designated for Amyloidosis research at Mayo Clinic. Memorials can be made online at www.mayoclinic.org/development or mailed to Department of Development, Mayo Clinic 200 First St, Rochester, MN 55905. Service information: 630-325-2300 or www.adolfservices.com

Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Dec. 31, 2012
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